Native Americans Challenge ND Voter ID Law

    Native Americans in North Dakota are seeking an injunction against the state’s voter ID law under the Voting Rights Act. The complaint was filed on January 20, 2016.

Florida Bill Adding Forms of Acceptable Voter ID Advances

  A Florida bill allowing individuals to use conceal carry permits and veteran health cards as voter ID passed in the state senate by a vote of 36-0.  

NC Voter ID Trial – Closing Arguments Complete

  The North Carolina voter ID trial ended Monday, February 1.  Many do not expect the judge’s final ruling for several weeks.

Vote Fraud Inspired Voter ID Law on Trial in North Carolina

  When North Carolina Board of Elections officials cross-checked their voter rolls with those in 28 other states, the results pointed toward possible double voting and vote fraud. The trial concerning the voter ID law passed in response to this significant issue at the polls is expected to conclude Monday, February…

NC Voter ID Trial Hears Testimony of State’s Expert

  The state began presenting evidence in the North Carolina voter ID trial on Thursday, January 28.  Expert for the state Stephan Thernstrom testified, in part, “There’s no evidence that blacks would be burdened by North Carolina’s photo ID requirement.”

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Election Official Weighs in on the Effects of NC Voter ID Requirements

  The Director of the Orange County Board of Elections, Tracy Reams, indicates that it will not be a burden for North Carolina citizens to furnish photo ID at the polls. “From the information I’ve gotten from the state board, there are very few in our county that have indicated that they…

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North Carolina Voter ID Law Trial Begins

  The trial in a challenge to North Carolina’s voter ID requirement in federal district court began Monday, January 25.  The trial is expected to last the entire week.

25.Jan, 2016 0

Missouri House Passes Voter ID Measures

  On Thursday, January 21, the Missouri House of Representatives passed a pair of voter ID measures.  One bill would require a government-issued photo identification to be presented prior to voting.  The other bill was a proposed amendment to the Missouri constitution to allow voter ID; Missouri voters would need…

20.Jan, 2016 0

Court Allows North Carolina Voter ID Law to Stand

  On Friday, January 15, a federal court denied a preliminary injunction in a challenge to North Carolina’s voter ID law.  The decision will allow North Carolina’s voter ID requirements to remain in effect for the March primary election.  The full text of the opinion is here.

14.Jan, 2016 0

Missouri House Committee on Elections Passes Photo Voter ID Bills

On Tuesday, January 12, Missouri took a step towards requiring a photo ID to vote.